The Arthur and Kit Knight Beat Collection is comprised of manuscript material, photographs, magazines, booklets and ephemera
relating to the Beats and Beat History. Most of the items in the collection are publications issued and edited by the Knights.
Arthur and Kit Knight have independently published numerous poems and works of fiction. Together they have edited eight volumes
dealing with the Beat Generation, including Kerouac and the Beats (1988), The Beat Vision (1987), and Beat Angels (1982). Unless otherwise indicated, "signed" refers to either Arthur or Kit Knight or both.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.